Book Reviews

KPCW invites members of the Friends of the Park City Library to review novels and non-fiction every month.

March Book Review - The Immortal Irishman

Mar 15, 2017

Journalist and Author Timothy Egan's new book gives a stirring account of an Irish Revolutionary who became an American hero. Amy Mills has this month's review of "The Immortal Irishman."

A husband and wife exploring the wilds of Alaska in the late 1800s is the subject of To the Bright Edge of the World. Bobbi Pyron has this month's KPCW review.

Noah Hawley's suspenseful novel BEFORE THE FALL keeps you on the edge of your seat. Fasten your seatbelt and prepare for a bumpy ride. Here's Barb Bretz with this month's book review.

The book is not your typical National Parks travelogue. It's a collection of personal memoirs by esteemed Utah author Terry Tempest Williams as she explores Ameirca's National Parks. Amy Mills has this month's book review of "This Hour of Land."  

November Book Review - Larose

Nov 10, 2016

In this month's book review, National Book Award-winning author, Louise Erdrich, returns with a story that explores the questions, "Can a person do the worst thing possible and still be loved?" Bobbi Pyron has this month's review. 

October Book Review - Dead Wake

Oct 24, 2016

The luxurious ocean liner, the Lusitania, crossed the Atlantic for its legendary last voyage in 1915. Author Erik Larson brings this chapter of history to life i his book, "Dead Wake." Amy Mills has this month's book review.

This year's featured guest for the Friends of the Park City Library Author Luncheon is Lily Nakai Havey. Bobbi Pyron says she has written a stunning memoir, Gasa Gasa Girl Goes to Camp.

The popularity of this dystopian novel raged across the county this past year...as fast as the pandemic that changed the world the book describes for us. Here's Barb Bretz with this month's book review of STATION ELEVEN.

Author Jane Smiley populates American with four generations of the Langdons in her tree-volume trilogy of novels, "The Last Hundred Years." Julie Crittenden has this month's KPCW Book Review.

Laura McBride's debut novel, We Are Called to Rise, is a powerful story weaving together the lives of four very different characters and their families to experience events that will change the lives of them all. Barb Bretz has this month's book review.

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